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Superintendent of Golf Maintenance

: $75,000-90,000 based on experience, with generous benefits package including medical (PPO or HMO), dental, vision, life insurance, and IMRF pension

POSITION FOCUS: Responsible for administration of the maintenance, repair, development and construction of the grounds of the Tam Golf Course

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Executive Director and supervises the part-time and seasonal golf maintenance staff

  • Manage the operations of Tam Golf Course and oversee the maintenance staff.
  • Supervise the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, green, fairways, and related areas.
  • Direct the planting, fertilizing and maintenance of turf at Tam Golf Course.
  •  Inspect turf areas daily for fungus, insects and undesirable vegetation.
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair of construction maintenance equipment, golf cart fleet, and parks equipment.
  • Supervise irrigation management of golf course and park systems.
  • Work with the Golf Operations Supervisors on a daily basis to prevent maintenance interference with play.
  • Develop budget requirements for golf club maintenance operations.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate maintenance staff.
  • Prepare board summaries, monthly reports.

  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science, or turf grass management preferred, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • Valid Illinois Pesticide Public Applicator License to be earned within the first 3 months of employment
  • Knowledge of construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens, turf maintenance 

If interested, please send resume and letter of interest to Melissa Galvez, Human Resources Manager at

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 Niles Park District


Melissa Galvez

 Closing Date

September 30, 2023

 $80,500 - $92,575

Are you an Aquatics professional with management experience in aquatic supervision, recreation program planning and operational duties.
The Park District of Highland Park is looking for you!!
Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Park District of Highland Park has a mystique all its own just waiting to be discovered. Founded over a century ago, it is one of the oldest park districts in Illinois. The Park District serves over 30,000 residents in the City of Highland Park, Illinois and a small portion of the Village of Deerfield and is located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago.
We are currently looking for a Full-Time Manager of Aquatics to join our extraordinary team.
In this position you will be responsible for the operations and associated aquatics programs at the Recreation Center of Highland Park (Indoor Pool), Hidden Creek Aquapark (outdoor aquatic park), Rosewood Swimming Beach, Park Avenue Boating Facility and other Lakefront Facilities/Park Properties. This position directly supervises the Recreation Supervisors of Aquatics - Program and Lakefront, Recreation Facilities Coordinator, Park Ambassadors who supervise the access, safety, and security of lake front properties and part-time and seasonal staff at the Recreation Center of Highland Park, Hidden Creek Aquapark, and Rosewood Beach.
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All applicants must apply online at
Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Park District of Highland Park


Nicholas Kapetan

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 95,126 + DOQ

The Lombard Park District is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individual to lead the Recreation Department. The Director of Recreation is responsible for the administration, daily operation, development, management, planning, organization, and evaluation of recreation programs, facilities, and services within the Lombard Park District. This position reports to the Executive Director and directly supervises four Program Managers, two Facility Managers, Office Manager, and the Superintendent of Golf Operations.    

The mission of the Lombard Park District is to provide quality recreation opportunities for people to enjoy life. The Lombard Park District is an Illinois Distinguished Accredited agency, governed by an elected board, and staffed with over 500 dedicated employees. The District is a past winner of the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association, and is a CAPRA Accredited Agency. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Recreation Management or related field. Minimum seven years of experience and understanding of recreation programming, aquatics, fitness, golf, concessions, and rental facilities, including at least five years of supervisory experience. Independent, innovative, adaptable, and organized, with strong management, leadership, and customer service skills. CPR, First Aid, AED certification required or training will be provided.  CPRP preferred.    

We offer a competitive compensation package. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Please visit us at – under “Contact Us” select “Job Opportunities” to complete the full online job application through Frontline. Please attach a resume and cover letter.  

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 Lombard Park District


Joe McCann

 Closing Date

September 22, 2023


Recreation Specialist - Full Time

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) is an organization dedicated to the provision of recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Our work environment is both professional and fun, and we provide an excellent salary and benefits package for our employees. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, if you desire variety, challenge, and opportunity for advancement, if you want to put your skills and talents in recreation to good use, and if you want to make a significant impact in the lives of people with disabilities, look no further! Check out our website at


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in therapeutic recreation, recreation administration/management, education, or a related field, and experience working with individuals with special needs. Candidate should have strong leadership and organizational skills, and the ability to plan and implement recreation programs for youth and adults with special needs. Strong oral and written communication skills are required, as well as interpersonal skills to create good working relationships with participants, family members, teachers, allied professionals and community contacts. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook applications. Candidate must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) highly desired.


The chosen candidate will work with a team of recreational professionals in the provision of specialized services for individuals with disabilities. This position will include assisting with the organization and implementation of recreation services and program leadership for individuals of all ages and abilities. This includes preparation of program budgets, supervision and mentoring of support staff, transportation of program participants, completion of written work including brochure descriptions and reports.

The Recreation Specialist will assist with agency outreach efforts, development of new programs and services, development and maintenance of working relationships with consumers/parents/affiliates.


Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Prescription Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time, Discretionary Days


Full Job description, with more detailed information on the position, along with the application is available at


Colleen Cline • Recreation Manager

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association • 1770 West Centennial Place • Addison, IL 60101

630-620-4500 /

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 Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association


Colleen Cline

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $54,900 - $58,967 Salary/year

Description: Our District is seeking a team member who will be responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining and evaluating a broad spectrum of special events, youth programs, camps, and birthday parties to meet community needs. Special events range from dances to working with other agencies to provide the 3rd of July Fireworks Celebration for the community.  Selected individual will recruit, train, supervise, evaluate and coach full-time, part-time staff and volunteers according to the policies and procedures of the Park Ridge Park District. Ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and work with individuals of all ages.

Requires two to three years of full-time experience programming special events and a before & after school program. Excellent communication skills, and advanced intermediate level of written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as Microsoft Office Software. Knowledge of RecTrac Registration System, Paycom payroll system and MSI finance software a plus. Must be CPR/AED and First-Aid instructor certified or have the ability to become certified (through the Park District) within 12 months of hire date. A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required in order to drive a District vehicle.

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sports and Tourism or related field. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred.


  We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF.

Our employees enjoy a multitude of facility benefits valued up to $6,000 such as:

Memberships at our: Fitness Center, Ice Arena and Activity Center (for Active Adults 55+)
Indoor and Outdoor Pool Use
Driving Range - Buckets of Balls
Private Room Rental for Your Special Occasions
Classes such as: Fitness, Tae Kwon Do, dog obedience
Discounted Preschool and Summer Camps for dependents
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 Park Ridge Park District


Julie Greve

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled